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October 31, 2018

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Molson Coors’ most modern brewery breaks ground

Molson Coors’ most modern brewery breaks ground

Construction has started on a new brewery in Longueuil, Que. Pomerleau-Alberici will lead the design and construction aspects of the project. The new facility will be equipped with technologies to reduce energy consumption and carbon footprint.

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Energy Star certification for multifamily buildings launched

Energy Star certification for multifamily buildings launched

Energy Star certification is now available for Ontario’s new mid- and high-rise residential buildings. The pilot program will recognize buildings that are 15 per cent more energy-efficient than those constructed to the provincial building code.

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Canada and EU to mutually recognize architect credentials

Canada and EU to mutually recognize architect credentials

The Canadian Architectural Licensing Authorities-Architects’ Council of Europe (CALA-ACE) mutual recognition agreement allows architects to take advantage of trans-Atlantic work opportunities.

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Big Box

Honouring the best public-private partnerships

Honouring the best public-private partnerships

Five infrastructure projects located in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Ontario have won this year’s National Awards for Innovation and Excellence in Public-Private Partnerships for breaking new ground in how such partnerships are built or financed and their positive impact on the economy.

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Repurposing factories as townhouses with heritage flair

Repurposing factories as townhouses with heritage flair

The Monument project in Montréal explores an architectural orientation that allows the design of bright, open residential spaces in a structure formerly dedicated to manufacturing and warehousing, while ensuring the conservation of urban heritage.

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Feature

Cold-formed steel design for acoustic code compliance

The North American steel industry has developed necessary tools to meet code requirements for acoustic separation in cold-formed steel frame construction in response to changes in the National Building Code of Canada (NBC).

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